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Creator:  Galambos, Eva Cohn.
Collection Title:  Eva C. Galambos Files on the City of Sandy Springs 
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Abstract:  The Eva C. Galambos Files on the City of Sandy Springs document the history and eventual incorporation of the City of Sandy Springs in 2005. Debate over the incorporation began in the 1970s when the city of Atlanta attempted to use a state law to force annexation of Sandy Springs. In response, the Committee for Sandy Springs was formed in 1975. Eva Galambos was president of Committee for Sandy Springs (1975-2005) leading the effort to incorporate Sandy Springs. She is a co-founder and former secretary of Sandy Springs Revitalization; founder of Sandy Springs Clean and Beautiful; chairwoman of services committee for the Sandy Springs Council of Neighborhoods; and founder of Sandy Springs Civic Roundtable. Galambos was elected the first mayor of Sandy Springs in 2005. The files include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, announcements and flyers, meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, subject files, and publications related to the incorporation of Sandy Springs.
Creator:  Galambos, Eva Cohn.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 140 Eva Galambos 
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Abstract:  Eva Galambos has served as mayor of Sandy Springs since 2005. She is a retired economist specializing in urban finance and labor economics. She has also served as an arbitrator resolving disputes between labor and management. Galambos has been deeply involved in the founding and development of Sandy Springs. She was president of Committee for Sandy Springs from 1975-2005, leading the effort to incorporate Sandy Springs. She is a co-founder and former secretary of Sandy Springs Revitalization and founder of Sandy Springs Clean and Beautiful. Galambos discusses her time as a journalist, her experience with the founding of Sandy Springs, and her work as mayor.
Creator:  Gambrell, David Henry, 1929-
Collection Title:  David Gambrell U.S. Senatorial Election of 1972 Materials 
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Abstract:  The collection consists of press releases and printed materials concerning David Gambrell's 1972 campaign for United States Senator.
Creator:  Gambrell, David Henry, 1929-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 021 David Gambrell 
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Abstract:  David Gambrell worked as campaign treasurer during Jimmy Carter's campaign for governor, and was appointed to the U.S. Senate by Governor Carter after the death of Richard Russell. In this interview Gambrell discusses the highlights of his service in the Senate, such as his vote against a resolution to withdraw troops from Vietnam and his support for the Lockheed bailout when he served on the Banking Committee. Other topics include family life, campaign finance, shifts in party politics, the career of Griffin Bell, and the Watergate scandal.
Creator:  Garner, Wayne
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 113 Wayne Garner 
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Abstract:  Wayne Garner served in the Georgia State Senate from 1980 until 1993. Garner chaired the Senate Committee on Corrections for approximately ten years. He was later named majority leader of the Senate and, ultimately, President Pro Tempore. In April of 1993, Garner was appointed to the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole by then-Governor Zell Miller, where he served as Chairman. In December of 1995, Governor Miller named Garner to the position of Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections, where he served for approximately five years. Garner discusses his early life in Georgia, his time in the legislature, and his friendship with many prominent Georgians.
Creator:  Geisinger, Harry.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 117 Harry Geisinger 
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Abstract:  Geisinger's political involvement has included membership on the National Legislative Conference on Campaigning Financing and Ethics. He was the first advisor to the National Legislative Leaders Conference and was honored as an outstanding leader with his attendance at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. He has served as a member on the Marta oversight committee (MARTOC), Natural Resources and Environment, and Transportation House Committees. He has also served as the Vice Chair of the Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications Committee. Geisinger discusses his time in legislature, the economic value of horse racing, and party politics in Georgia.
Creator:  George, Walter F., (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957
Collection Title:  Walter F. George Letters 
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Abstract:  This collection consists of two letters of correspondence between U.S. Senator Walter F. George of Georgia and Ernest A. Lowe, the director of the Division of General Extension at the University of Georgia from 1947 to 1958. The correspondence, written in September 1950, concerns an invitation to George to attend a conference at the University of Georgia on the problems of America's aging population.
Creator:  Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia
Collection Title:  Commission to Revise the Constitution of Georgia Records 
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Abstract:  In March of 1943, the Georgia General Assembly passed a resolution sponsored by Governor Ellis Arnall, for a commission of twenty-three members to revise the state’s constitution. The new constitution was submitted to the Georgia General Assembly in January of 1945 and approved by the people of Georgia in a special election on 7 August 1945. This collection consists of records of the Georgia State Commission to revise the Constitution from 1943 to 1945. Included are typescript proceedings that illustrate revisions of the 1877 Georgia Constitution. These were edited by Dr. Albert Berry Saye, a professor at the University of Georgia and a leading authority on state and federal constitutional law. Also included are brief biographical sketches of the twenty-three members of the commission.
Creator:  Democratic Party of Georgia
Collection Title:  Democratic Party of Georgia Records 
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Abstract:  The Democratic Party of Georgia Records include materials from the political organization related to the running of the state party, including materials related to administrative and financial departments, committee files, convention materials, and photographs. The records date from 1960 to 2008 with bulk dates from 1968-1995.
Creator:  Digital Library of Georgia
Collection Title:  Freedom on Film Oral History Collection 
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Abstract:  Freedom on Film Oral History Collection includes three miniDV videocassettes containing interviews from 2007 with Mary Roberts-Bailey, Pete McCommons, and Joe Willie Wyms, who discuss their experiences in the desegregation of Georgia.
Creator:  Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia
Collection Title:  Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia Records 
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Abstract:  The Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia, Inc., is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1995 to identify societal barriers to independent living and to collaborate with other organizations to remove those barriers. The records document the organization's work to increase opportunities for independent living through statewide planning and advocacy.
Creator:  Georgia Project, Inc.
Collection Title:  Georgia Project, Inc. Records 
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Abstract:  During the 1990s, Dalton, Georgia’s growing carpet industry brought increasing numbers of Spanish speakers into the region and the local school system. In 1996, local attorney and former U.S. congressman Erwin Mitchell recognized the need for bilingual educators in Dalton Public Schools to teach the growing number of non-English speaking students. Mitchell and a small group of Dalton citizens founded the Georgia Project, a community based non-profit organization, to serve the academic needs of Latino and Hispanic students, their teachers, and their parents. The Georgia Project developed an exchange program and brought qualified bilingual teaching assistants from Spanish speaking countries to assist in Dalton Public Schools. The collection illustrates the partnership that developed between the Georgia Project, University of Monterrey in Mexico, and the City of Dalton and Whitfield County schools. Committee files, conference and meeting files, general files, and financial records document the administrative activities of the staff of the Georgia Project. Reference material including clippings, reports, and publications demonstrate the need in the community for bilingual education and teacher training. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, clippings, financial records, statistical reports, publications, photographs, and audiovisual material.
Creator:  Georgia Project, Inc.
Collection Title:  Georgia Project, Inc., Records, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials 
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Abstract:  Georgia Project, Inc., Records, Series IX. Audiovisual Materials includes one compact disc, three DVDs, 87 VHS videocassettes, documenting news programs, speeches, and presentations on the Georgia Project.
Creator:  American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia.
Collection Title:  American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia Records 
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Abstract:  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1963 that is focused on protecting civil liberties in the state of Georgia. The records document their litigation and lobbying work, the subjects that they are concerned with, and their daily operations and include correspondence, case files, research files, and publications. Common subjects include the criminal justice system, freedom of religion, freedom of speech and assembly, LGBT rights, open government, racial discrimination, and student and juvenile rights.
Creator:  Gillis, James L., 1892-1975.
Collection Title:  James L. Gillis, Sr. Papers 
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Abstract:  The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper and magazine articles, and ephemera. Gillis served as the Director of the State Highway Board for much of the 1950s and 1960s, helping to create the state’s modern road system. He was also the manager of Ernest Vandiver’s successful 1958 gubernatorial campaign, the chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee in 1939-1941, and a major figure in the early history of Treutlen County. The collection is of interest to those studying highways and Georgia politics, especially in the late 1930s and during the Herman Talmadge administration (1948-1955), as well as the Vandiver campaign and disputes over highway construction in the late 1960s.
Creator:  Gillis, James Lester Jr., 1916-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 040 James L. Gillis, Jr. 
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Abstract:  James Lester “Jim L.” Gillis, Jr. is the grandson of Treutlen County founder and state representative Neil Gillis, the son of State Senator and Highway Commissioner Jim L. Gillis, and brother of Hugh Gillis. He discusses his time working as an assistant district forester, running a successful campaign for the Georgia Senate, and serving as first mayor and then county commissioner of Treutlen County. Gillis recalls the history of the naval stores industry in Georgia and the influence of environmentalism and industrialization on Treutlen county and the forestry industry.
Creator:  Gillis, Hugh, 1918-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 041 Hugh Gillis 
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Abstract:  Hugh Gillis was elected twice to the Georgia Senate, the first time in 1957, and the second in 1962. He would hold that seat for the next forty-two years, making him the longest-serving member of the Georgia General Assembly. In the senate, he was elected president pro tempore, and served on the Appropriations Committee. Hugh discusses the three governors controversy and his long career in Georgia politics, including his experiences with corruption in the highway department and the integration of the University of Georgia.
Creator:  Godfrey, Myles R.
Collection Title:  Myles Godfrey Collection of Georgia Political Materials 
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Abstract:  The Myles Godfrey Collection of Georgia Political Materials includes photographs, ephemera and correspondence related to Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge, U.S. Senators Richard B. Russell and Herman Talmadge, and Max Cleland as Georgia Secretary of State.
Creator:  Goldstein, Jacob L., 1923-2013.
Collection Title:  Jacob L. Goldstein Papers 
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Abstract:  Jacob L. Goldstein (1923-2013) was a community leader and businessman in Milledgeville, Georgia. His papers document his civic involvement as well as his military career.
Creator:  Goldstein, Maxine S., 1926-
Collection Title:  Maxine S. Goldstein Papers 
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Abstract:  The collection consists of the political and personal papers of Maxine S. Goldstein from 1968 to 2010. It includes political files containing correspondence, clippings, publications, meeting minutes, agendas, and memorabilia relating to national and Georgia Democratic party organizations and events including the Democratic National Conventions, Democratic National Committee, Association of State Democratic Chairs, State Executive Committee, Select Committee on Women’s Issues, and the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women. Appointive position files reflect Goldstein's activities in state and regional public service positions including the Georgia State Commission on Indian Affairs. Community activities files containing correspondence, clippings, awards, and yearbooks document Goldstein's involvement in social organizations such as the Garden Club of Georgia and the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs. Personal files contain information on the Shapiro and Goldstein families as well as Jewish organizations.
Creator:  Goldstein, Maxine S., 1926-
Collection Title:  Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials 
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Abstract:  Maxine S. Goldstein Papers, Series VII. Audiovisual Materials includes one compact disc, four audiocassettes, one quarter-inch open reel audio tape, and seven VHS videocassettes.
Creator:  University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Collection Title:  Carter Conference Files 
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Abstract:  The Carter Conference Files document "The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century" conference held at the University of Georgia in January 2007. The files include materials given to conference participants and University of Georgia publications that covered the event.
Creator:  University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Collection Title:  Carter Conference Files, Series II. Audiovisual Materials 
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Abstract:  Carter Conference Files, Series II. Audiovisual Materials includes video tape and transferred digital video and audio elements from the conference The Carter Presidency: Lessons for the 21st Century, held January 19-21, 2007 in Athens, Georgia.
Creator:  Georgia Governors
Collection Title:  Georgia Governors' Messages 
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Abstract:  The collection consists of messages delivered to the Georgia General Assembly by various Georgia governors from the years 1872 to 1945. Many of these addresses are available online in the Georgia Government Publications database.
Creator:  Gowen, Charles Latimer
Collection Title:  Charles L. Gowen Papers 
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Abstract:  The collection consists of personal and political papers of Georgia State Representative Charles L. Gowen from 1946 to 1966. The papers primarily document Gowen’s unsuccessful bid for Georgia Governor in 1954.
Creator:  Graves, Charles
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 160 Charles Graves 
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Abstract:  Charles Graves worked in the news industry, as a local reporter and then as the press secretary for U.S. Congressman George Davis. He also served as a Georgia State Representative and then Executive Director of the Georgia Democratic Party. In this interview he discusses his childhood, early news career, his coverage of the Bertha Hill trial, his entry into state politics, and his role as Executive Director of the state Democratic Party. He also comments on issues relating to other politicians and administrations, and reflects on the decline of the Democratic Party in Georgia.
Creator:  Gresham, Thomas Talmadge, 1922-1990.
Collection Title:  Thomas Gresham Collection of Lester Maddox Speech/Press Files 
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Abstract:  The collection consists primarily of speeches and press releases written by members of Governor Lester Maddox’s press department. Thomas Talmadge Gresham drafted over 200 speeches during his tenure as a speechwriter for the Governor from 1968 to 1970. Also included are research files maintained by Gresham and various other press department office files, including schedules and assignments. There are also seven photographs and a few pieces of memorabilia from Maddox’s gubernatorial years.
Creator:  Griffin, Marvin, 1907-1982
Collection Title:  Marvin Griffin Papers 
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Abstract:  Marvin Griffin (1907-1982) served as Lieutenant Governor and Governor of the State of Georgia (1948-1955; 1955-1959). His papers include speeches, campaign files, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials.
Creator:  Griffin, Samuel Marvin, Jr.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 017 Sam Griffin on Marvin Griffin 
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Abstract:  Samuel Marvin Griffin, Jr. was the publisher of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight from 1972 until 2008 and son of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, who held office from 1955 to 1959. In this interview he discusses the life and career of his father. Ben Wiggins, Governor Griffin's executive secretary, also contributes.
Creator:  Grimes, Millard, 1930-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 063 Millard Grimes 
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Abstract:  Millard Grimes worked as an editor for The Red and Black, and graduated from UGA with a degree in journalism in 1951. He returned to the Columbus Ledger as associate news editor, and in 1955 the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for documenting corruption in Phenix City, Alabama. He then served as publishing chief executive officer at numerous newspapers, including the Opelika-Auburn News and the Rockdale Citizen. In 1991, he entered magazine publishing when he purchased the Georgia Journal and Georgia Trend. Grimes discusses his life as a journalist and editor, recalling his experiences working with various newspapers, the Columbus Ledger's investigation which led to a Pulitzer Prize, and the state of newspapers and reporting in a modern world.
Creator:  Grubbs, Roderick L.
Collection Title:  Roderick L. (RL) Grubbs Papers 
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Abstract:  Roderick L. (RL) Grubbs (1959-2016) was an advocate for assistive technology, a disability rights activist, and a specialist in the Georgia Department of Community Health. His papers include subject files on a variety of disability-related topics and organizations and material related to Money Follows the Person, a state program.
Creator:  Guthman, Richard, 1934-
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 031 Richard Guthman 
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Abstract:  Richard Guthman discusses his work on the Atlanta City Council and the major developments in the city since the 1970s. Guthman was elected to the council in 1973, representing District 8. Prior to this he chaired the Police Commission and the Fulton County Republican Party.